Skip to main content

About your Search

Search Results 0 to 2 of about 3 (some duplicates have been removed)
Nov 19, 2012 5:00pm PST
be the first loan in almost 26 years. they will use it to refurbish a power plant. they plan to invest in the commercial economic zone. japan's government will extend the loans in february of next year. they promise to make the country more attractive to foreign investors. >>> expecters in japan are hoping they will be able to shift more of their products to neighboring countries. exporters need any help they can get. >> not only that they are struggling against trade barriers and they are hoping one may be on the way because japan and south china will start trade talks. trade officials from the nations will meet on the sidelines. the delegates are japan strait minister, china's commerce minister and trade negotiator. the ministers agreed in may during talks in beijing to begin negotiations by year end. it took them a while to deliver on their promise due to disputes between japan and the two neighbors. japanese leaders are aiming to build on the fda talks to improve ties with china and south korea. the ten member association of southeast asian nations including japan, china an
Nov 20, 2012 6:00am PST
gave a lecture at yangon university, a former stronghold of pro-democracy activists. he used the occasion to pressure the government to continue on the path of reform. >> and we recognize no two nations achieve these rights in exactly the same way, but there is no question that your count will be stronger if it draws on the strength of all of its people. that's what allows nations to succeed. >> why democracy and why we need reconciliation? this is the main important thing. >> i think this is very impressive, and i think his visit would lead a positive change. >> reporter: some observers criticized the visit. they said it was too soon to reward myanmar's leaders with a visit from the president of the united states. >> i don't think this is the right time for the president of the united states to visit burma. i don't think the president does enough to accept the highest level from the united states government. >> reporter: the u.s. administration decided to proceed with the trip despite those concerns. not only to promote the cause of reform in myanmar but also for strategic reaso
Search Results 0 to 2 of about 3 (some duplicates have been removed)